Emis Patient Access users can ‘share your record’
Emis Health has introduced new technology allowing a patient to digitally share their medical record with chosen clinicians.
Irish hospital plans records access
A hospital in Ireland plans to give patients access to their medical records by this time next year.
Wearables info to feed records – Kelsey
Members of the public will be able to add data from wearable devices to their electronic patient record by 2018, according to Tim Kelsey, national director for patients and information at NHS England.
Full records access promised for 2018
Patients will have real-time access to their full digital health record by 2018, under new plans unveiled by NHS England.
Tory manifesto re-runs access pledge
The Conservative Party has promised to continue the NHS transparency agenda and to give people “full access” to their electronic health records in its manifesto.
NHS Choices to broaden audience
The NHS Choices website must expand beyond its current audience of “healthy, wealthy mums” to meet the needs of elderly and poor citizens, NHS England has said.
GP contract trims IT commitments
GPs will have to update the Summary Care Record daily and give patients online access to their SCR information under the new General Medical Services contract for England.
Mandate tells NHS England to push tech
A number of commitments to encourage the NHS to use new technology have survived a tussle between the government and NHS England and appeared in the revamped NHS Mandate.
‘Health Online’ to push records access
NHS England is running a ‘Health Online Programme’ working towards 100% electronic referrals and patient access to their records online.
Just 61 practices offer records access
Just 61 GP practices in England are offering patients full online access to their patient records.